The Desert West

If there's one thing you should know about golf in the magnificent desert West, heed the following statement: In the desert West, you don't play golf, you experience it.


 

Where To Learn:
Las Vegas 

  
Butch Harmon Golf Schools
Henderson
(888) 867-3226
www.butchharmongolfschools.com
Resort Golf School at Angel Park
Las Vegas
(888) 629-3929
www.angelpark.com
Ken Venturi Golf Academies
Las Vegas
(800) 543-7084
www.gotogolfschool.com

Where To Learn:
Phoenix/Scottsdale

  
John Jacobs Golf Schools
Scottsdale
(800) 511-1639
www.jacobsgolf.com
 ASU Karsten Learning Academy
Tempe
(480) 921-8070
www.asukarsten.com
Tim Mahoney Golf Schools
Scottsdale
(480) 860-2221
www.talkingstickgolfclub.com 

Where To Learn:
Palm Springs

  
Venus Golf
La Quinta
(760) 899-3000
www.venusgolf.com
Faldo Golf Institute
Palm Desert
(800) GO-FALDO
www.gofaldo.com
Dave Pelz Golf
Palm Springs
(800) 833-7370
www.pelzgolf.com


Local Knowledge

Side Trips

Scottsdale/Phoenix/Mesa

Grand Canyon—A five-hour drive north, this world wonder is not to be missed.
www.thecanyon.com

Sedona—Although the city’s motto should be “Welcome to Mars,” Sedona has long been one of the world’s most desired locations for art and hiking enthusiasts.
www.sedona.net

Las Vegas
Hoover Dam—Take a chance to marvel at what remains one of man’s greatest ecological, functional and construction feats.
www.usbr.gov/lc/hooverdam/service

Flyaway Indoor Skydiving—Learn what it feels like to be weightless, all without stepping a foot on (or off) a plane.
www.flyawayindoorskydiving.com

Palm Springs
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway—Ascend 8,000 feet up in a glass rotating cable car, then tackle the second highest peak in Southern California.
www.pstramway.com

Casino Morongo—The Indian casino that started it all in Southern California has gone mega:
www.casinomorongo.com


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